America’s Violent Empire Is Imploding

US National Guard quartered in the Capitol, under Armed Freedom, wearing a Jefferson Davies designed eagle/chicken on her head

America has been a violent empire for decades. America maintains over 800 military bases and is actively killing in 14 countries right now. Their own violence has come home, and white pundits are somehow surprised. They say, “this looks like Afghanistan or Iraq now.” No shit. This is you.



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at